Reported Annual Crime In Caldwell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCaldwell/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)4921,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCaldwell/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape1n/a12.616.240.4
Robbery1n/a12.6100.4102.8
Assault4n/a50.4124.2248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)76245386
Burglary7n/a88.2282.7468.9
Theft23n/a289.91,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a37.8126.6236.9
Property crime33n/a (estimate)4161,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Caldwell, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Caldwell, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Caldwell, NJ crime rates are 73% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 83% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Caldwell, NJ has a rate that is 69% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 80% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Caldwell, NJ is 73% lower than its state's mean, and 83% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,85445213258
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,1390336336
Hillsdale, NJ10,45428331360
Oradell, NJ8,1600377377
Bergenfield, NJ27,51329358387
Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,84451354405
Caldwell, NJ7,96776416492

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Caldwell is 83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.35 daily crimes that occur in Caldwell.
  • Caldwell is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Caldwell you have a 1 in 204 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Caldwell has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Caldwell (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Caldwell, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Caldwell, NJ are 3.64 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.77 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Caldwell, NJ are 3.24 times less than than New Jersey and 5.11 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Caldwell, NJ are 3.71 times less than than New Jersey and 5.89 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Caldwell (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Caldwell, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Caldwell, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Caldwell, NJ is 71% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 87% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Caldwell, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Caldwell, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Caldwell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Caldwell is 1 in 1323
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Caldwell is 1 in 241
The chance of being a victim of crime in Caldwell is 1 in 204
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Caldwell, NJ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Caldwell, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1323. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 241 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Caldwell, NJ is 1 in 204.

Year Over Year Crime In Caldwell (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Caldwell, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Caldwell, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 49% in Caldwell, NJ, while property crimes in Caldwell, NJ have decreased by 16%. Crimes in total for Caldwell, NJ have decreased by 10% year over year.

Caldwell police department

ItemCaldwellNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.75.73.3
There are a total of 21 Caldwell police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.8% less than the New Jersey average and 18% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

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Caldwell, NJ7,96776416492
Source: The Caldwell, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.